Scores of aspirants, who appeared for the common entrance test (CET) for MBA/MMS admissions to state's management institutes this year, realized the paper to be highly problematic as compared to the earlier years. Most scholars observed the logic and quant sections in the paper lengthy and difficult.
The web exam, performed over the weekend in three slots, was once attempted by using 93% of the 74,305 registered for the examination. The CET was carried out across 166 centres within the state for admissions to institutes reminiscent of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management studies, Sydenham, Somaiya, Welingkar's, and many others.
V Shah from a college in Vile Parle said that the logic and quant section was once very complex. "Actually, in a few questions the difficulty stage used to be similar to that of the ones asked in IIMs' common admissiontest (CAT).
We never expected the CET paper to be so challenging," stated Shah. One more aspirants stated that none of the sample papers that he tried from prior years matched the difficulty stage of the paper this year, besides for sections in verbal and visible reasoning.
Hemang Panchmatia, from a coaching institute in the western suburbs, said that most aspirants complained that they have been unable to entire their paper on time. "The cut-offs for most sought-after institutes corresponding to JBIMS may drop to 140-145 this year. As a rule it is above 160. However in view that most aspirants found it intricate, thepercentile marking also will likely be relative," he stated. This year, 25% extra students had seemed for the MBA/MMS CET as in comparison with last year.